PNG Women

Gender-based violence hinders women’s potential

Parkop, a strong advocator of eliminating GBV in PNG, says the country could do more on unleashing the potential of women in PNG.

Parkop highlighted that there might be all other reasons but the main reason hindering the potential of women is GBV.

He said that despite all the laws that are in place, the potential for women working alongside men to be equal partners in the development sector, private and public sector is yet to be realised.

PNG women’s group pledges support for Hillary Clinton

The women’s  group from Idubada in the National Capital District has pledge their support for the US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

President of Idubada Women of Worth Association, Rebecca Joe Kin said even though Clinton can be miles away from PNG but technology can bring her very close to us.

“You may not remember us because we are not that important. We remember you because you are world known person.

Kerema girls try out for national soccer teams

This was part of PNG Football Association talent Identification program, giving young women the opportunity to show their soccer talent.

The program was run by PNGFA women's football development officer Frederica Sakette and national U20 assistant coach Margaret Aka.

Two stations were set up with three football activities taught by two coaches at each station.

Dribbling, passing and shooting were among the basic skills the young women learned before they put them into action with some games to close out the program.